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[Greece, UK] Another reason to stop vaping: E-cigarette flavors are just as bad for lung inflammation as smoking, study finds

A new Greek study in mice suggests that e-liquids and their flavoring additives cause lung inflammation and may impair them as badly as cigettes
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 11, 2018 17:19
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Feasibility of a smartphone-based tobacco treatment for HIV-infected smokers

Smartphone-based tobacco treatment for PLWH was feasible and achieved moderate-high rates of engagement and satisfaction in a middle-aged, ethnic/racial minority group in the poorest urban community...we explore the feasibility and preliminary efficacy o
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 5, 2018 20:34
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[Denmark] People living with HIV underestimate the harm of smoking

People with HIV in Denmark who smoke greatly underestimate the impact of smoking on life expectancy, a study of perceptions of life expectancy published this month in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes shows.
aidsmap (uk)
added Oct 3, 2018 18:11
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Smoking Seems to Weaken the Immune System: Study

found that smoking reduces the ability of pulp inside teeth to fight illness and disease. "That might explain why smokers have poorer endodontic outcomes and delayed healing than non-smokers," Anita Aminoshariae, director of predoctoral endodontics, said
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 3, 2018 07:36
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Dental research shows that smoking weakens immune systems

Researchers at the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine found that smoking also weakens the ability for pulp in teeth to fight illness and disease. In other words, smokers have fewer defense mechanisms on the inside of their teeth.
ScienceDaily
added Oct 3, 2018 07:24
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Childhood secondhand smoke exposure tied to arthritis in adulthood

Women exposed to secondhand smoke as children may be more likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis than people who didn’t breathe cigarette fumes growing up, a French study suggests.
Reuters
added Oct 1, 2018 18:06
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[UK] Warning on link between MS and smoking

The link between smoking and multiple sclerosis (MS) is “clearer than ever”, with those who smoke more likely to develop the condition and become disabled more quickly, a charity has warned. The MS Society said it has completed a major evidence review
Press Association (uk)
added Sep 24, 2018 04:31
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Smoking associated T-Cell imbalance in patients with chronic pain

In chronic pain patients, smoking is associated with enhanced pain levels together with an imbalance of the Th17/Treg ratio. The shift of the Th17/Treg ratio towards inflammation may explain in part the increased pain intensity in these patients.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 23, 2018 18:44
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Scientists Map Interactions between Head and Neck Cancer and HPV Virus

“The human proteins we found interacting with HPV are involved in both virus- and tobacco-related cancers, which means they could be potential targets for the development of new drugs or therapies.”
Gladstone Institutes [UCSF]
added Sep 19, 2018 20:24
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High rates of smoking in people with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa

research conducted in 25 sub-Saharan African countries and published in Nicotine and Tobacco Research. After taking into account other factors associated with tobacco use, people living with HIV were approximately 12% more likely to smoke cigarettes and o
aidsmap (uk)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:23
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